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Title:
What does it mean to be human? : reverence for life reaffirmed by responses from around the world
Author:
Franck, Frederick, 1909-2006.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
viii, 286 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780312252373
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

In an inspirational act of faith and hope, nearly one hundred contributors--social activists, thinkers, artists and spiritual leaders--reflect with poignant candor on our shared human condition and attempt to define a core set of human values in our rapidly changing socity.
Contributors include:
* The Dalai Lama
* Wilma Mankiller
* Oscar Arias
* Jimmy Carter
* Cornel West
* Jack Miles
* Mother Teresa
* Nancy Willard
* Elie Wiesel
* James Earl Jones
* Joan Chittister
* Mary Evelyn Tucker
* Vaclav Havel
* Archbishop Desmund Tutu
"What Does It Mean To Be Human?" is a vital meditation on the endless possibilities of our humanity.


Author Notes

Frederick Franck is the author of 27 books including the classic Zen of Seeing..

Richard Connolly teaches at SUNY.

Janis Roze teaches at CUNY.


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